This document (‘guidance’) provides guidance on the Oil and Gas Authority’s (‘OGA’) requirements for the reporting of Information and Samples that are retained by relevant persons under the Oil and Gas Authority (Offshore Petroleum) (Retention of Information and Samples) Regulations 2018 (the ‘Retention Regulations’1), and subsequently must be reported to the OGA in accordance with a notice issued under section 34 of the Energy Act 2016 (‘the Act’) or in accordance with the exercise of other powers under Part 2, Chapter 32 of the Act.

This guidance has been superseded.